Students sharpened their skills at organising an event when they held a business breakfast at Kingston Maurward College at Dorchester.
The level three business students assisted the college’s business advisor Alison Moore and event organiser Laura McHarrie in hosting the event.
It was aimed at getting business people together to find solutions to problems.
The breakfast was attended by 20 guests, each with a problem to be solved.
Guest speaker Helen Dent gave advice on how to retain, reactivate and recruit customers.
Guest Carol Bentley said: It was encouraging to see how engaged the students were and the useful contributions they made to our discussions.”
Tutor Gill Morgan said: “The Business Breakfast has proved to be a valuable experience for the students.
“They have made a number of useful contacts in the business world.”